MANILA, Philippines – The North All-Stars continue to reign supreme over the South, winning the 2016 PBA All-Star Game, 154-151, on Sunday, August 7 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.
The North continued their mastery over the South, as they've now won 4 straight All-Star Games against them since 2010. The South All-Stars last won the game in 2008 in overtime.
Alex Cabagnot was named All-Star Game MVP after posting a game-high 29 points with 5 rebounds and 3 assists.
South team talking to PBA commissioner Narvasa as Alex Cabagnot is named All-Star Game MVP #PBAAllStarWeekend2016 pic.twitter.com/wtGmcFVe2B — Jane Bracher (@janebracher) August 7, 2016
The South, though, remained the master of the dance floor after winning the dance-off for the second consecutive year. (WATCH: PBA South and North All-Stars get down on the dance floor)
Earlier, Jericho Cruz's team won the Shooting Stars competition against Terrence Romeo's and Scottie Thompson's respective teams.
Each team was tasked to complete a series of shots around the court, including the half-court shot to win.
Meanwhile, women ballers shined in the first-ever women's 5-on-5 exhibition game, where the Light Team prevailed over the Dark Team, 43-35. The game was played in two halves of 12 minutes each.
Watch some of the scenes from the All-Star Game below:
Final #PBAAllStarWeekend2016 possession! North prevails over South, 154-151 pic.twitter.com/q7kNWNHYjV — Rappler Sports (@RapplerSports) August 7, 2016
Pingris trying to invade the South All Star huddle #GalawangPingris #PBAAllStarWeekend2016 @agelessasi88 pic.twitter.com/puALDRKqFT — Rappler Sports (@RapplerSports) August 7, 2016
Terrence Romeo for #PBAAllStarWeekend2016 pic.twitter.com/Q9XqlgfevU — Rappler Sports (@RapplerSports) August 7, 2016
Pingris vs Fajardo again. This time Pingris tries a flop. Doesn't work #PBAAllStarWeekend2016 pic.twitter.com/JteGnYG6xi — Rappler Sports (@RapplerSports) August 7, 2016